One person injured when fire damages Long John Silver's/KFC restaurant in Kansas City

One person was injured when a fire ignited Tuesday afternoon outside the combined Long John Silver's and KFC restaurants at 85th Street and Wornall Road.

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 2:30 p.m. and reported flames and smoke outside.

One person was taken to the hospital. The extent of the person's injuries was not immediate available.

The fire severely damaged the building. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb